Many people from EU and UK are wondering if Split, Croatia is open for tourism in July 2020, after the first wave of coronavirus pandemic. On July 20, 2020, I took a walk to check if visitors have arrived to the town of St. Dominus, as Split is usually called.

Split does not lack attractive girls in 2020
Split does not lack attractive girls in 2020
Split is loved by couples in 2020
Split is loved by couples in 2020

Table of Contents

  1. Visitors of Split in 2020
  2. Split Riva in July 2020
  3. Bacvice beach in July 2020
  4. Diocletian's Palace in July 2020

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Visitors of Split in 2020

As I have already written, Croatia is open for tourism in 2020, and there are many visitors who are already enjoying naturals beauties of this Mediterranean town.

There are many airlines from European cities like London and Berlin, to the biggest Croatian cities Zagreb and Split.
It's necessary to weark masks in shops and public transportation, while in the outdoor places masks are optional.

You need to wear mask in bus in Croatia
You need to wear mask in bus in Croatia
Take photo with Grgur Ninski
Take photo with Grgur Ninski

As you can see from the photos, many visitors are enjoying Split Riva and it's charming atmosphere. People feel relaxed while walking the promenade or staying in a coffee bars despite the pandemic. While walking Riva, I could notice French and UK visitors have already arrived in Split. Germans and Austrians have already been here for more than a month.

Split Riva is lively in July 2020
Split Riva is lively in July 2020

The most famous beach in Split, Bacvice, is filled out with people. If you don't like staying in crowds in 2020, I would even recommend you to avoid it at all. Instead, visit Marjan beaches Kasjuni and Kastelet, which are more intimate and easier to maintain social distance.

Bacvice beach is crowded in July 2020
Bacvice beach is crowded in July 2020

The most famous attraction of Split, Diocletian's Palace, is back to life as well. The number of visitors is reduced up to 50%, and the atmosphere is good. Everyone is enjoying this preserved Roman heritage, of which the Split Peristyle stands out the most.

Split Peristyle is a stage for Split Summer Festival
Split Peristyle is a stage for Split Summer Festival
Inside Diocletian's Palace
Inside Diocletian's Palace

Zvonimr Peran     2020-12-04

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